Meaning of lining

lin•ing

Pronunciation: (lī'ning), [key]
— n.
  1. something that is used to line another thing; a layer of material on the inner side or surface of something.
  2. the material used to strengthen the back of a book after the sheets have been folded, backed, and sewed.
  3. the act or process of lining something.

lin•ing

Pronunciation: (lī'ning), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of marking or ornamenting a surface with lines.
  2. a design or ornamentation composed of lines.
  3. a system of designing type so that all characters of the same point size, regardless of font, will align with one another.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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